NCAA Basketball

4 NCAA hoops coaches charged with fraud

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(TSX / STATS) -- Four assistant college basketball coaches were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking bribes to steer NBA-destined players toward certain sports agents and financial advisers, authorities said.

Auburn assistant Chuck Person, Oklahoma State assistant Lamont Evans, Arizona assistant Emanuel Richardson and USC assistant Tony Bland were named in court documents on Tuesday.

James Gatto, the director of global sports marketing at Adidas, was also targeted in the probe, as well as financial advisors and managers.

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